Anglican Journal wins 19 awards at two church press conventions

By on June 1, 2009

The Anglican Journal won 19 awards at two recent national and international church press conventions. The newspaper received 11 awards, including five first place awards at the Canadian Church Press (CCP) convention in Winnipeg May 14 to 16 and was honoured with eight awards at the Associated Church Press (ACP) convention in Indianapolis, Ind. May 6 to 8. The honours:

FIRST PLACE

Canadian Church Press:

  • General Excellence (National newspaper)
  • Editorial (Newspaper) – Former Journal editor, Leanne Larmondin, Learning lessons about the high cost of faith in Sudan, May 2008
  • In-depth treatment of a news event (Newspaper) – staff writer Marites N. Sison, 2008 Lambeth Conference, the decennial meeting of bishops in the Anglican Communion
  • Feature (Newspaper) – Former Journal editor Leanne Larmondin, Lasting peace can be elusive in battered Sudan; Corruption stunts growth of a new nation; Canadian church supports Sudan, May and June 2008
  • Colour photo (Newspaper) – Contributor and Crosstalk editor Art Babych, Ottawa artist portrays those who serve, May 2008

SECOND PLACE

Canadian Church Press:

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  • Feature layout and design (Newspaper) – Art director Saskia Rowley, Lambeth through the years, June 2008
  • Theological reflection (Devotional/inspirational) – Contributor Jamie Howison, A tale of God’s will – New Orleans, the first time, October 2008
  • Original artwork – contributing artist Jeff Szuc’s work, Favourite Christmas carol, December 2008

Associated Church Press:

  • Convention or meeting coverage – Ms. Sison, 2008 Lambeth Conference, September 2008
  • Design (Newspaper) – Ms. Rowley
  • Feature article (Newspaper) – Contributor, Julia Armstrong, Word Lady Dissects the Crazy English Language, September 2008
  • Photography (Newspaper) – Art Babych, editor of Crosstalk, Ottawa artist portrays those who serve, May 2008.
  • Letters to the editor – Ms. Larmondin, March 2008
  • Front page design (Newspaper) – Ms. Rowley, June 2008

THIRD PLACE

Canadian Church Press:

  • Interview – Ms. Sison,  Priest retires from ministry on the edge, February 2008
  • Front page design (Newspaper) – Ms. Rowley, June 2008
  • Photo (Black and White)Picture Your Faith contributor Roberta Wolfe (for the theme, Those who Serve), June 2008

Associated Church Press:

  • In-depth coverage (Newspaper) – Ms. Larmondin, Growing and Coping in Sudan, May and June 2008.
  • Newspaper design (spread or story/Newspaper) – Ms. Rowley, Lambeth Through the Years supplement, September 2008
  • Feature article (Newspaper) – contributor Julia Armstrong, Word Lady Dissects the Crazy English Language, September 2008
  • Photography with article or cutline (Newspaper) – contributor and Crosstalk editor Art Babych, Ottawa artist portrays those who serve, May 2008
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